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April 10, 2015       
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First ever EnviroStars spring clean 
media blitz


"Clean-up time? Got waste? Put it in the right place!" These are tag lines the Spokane River Forum and EnviroStars sponsors are using this spring to encourage residents and businesses to properly dispose of their waste.


In the lingo of government world, it's called "source control." The principle is simple and we can all participate in making a difference. Almost every household or business has pesticides, cleaners, tires, CFLs, motor oil or other waste that can't go in the garbage. The Spring Cleaning campaign asks people to use the Spokane Waste Directory, www.SpokaneWasteDirectory.org, to find out how and where to safely dispose of items from A-Z. Read More

Explore Spokane Falls


The river's ripping, Bloomsday is coming up, friends and family are coming to town, and spring fever is setting. At this time of year, there's nothing better than trekking to Spokane Falls. Click here for Visit Spokane touring options. 

And click here for a youthful rap on how to enjoy Riverfront Park. 


Be a Willow Whip Warrior April 17th or 18th

Great volunteer opportunity to join Trout Unlimited, The Lands Council, Spokane Community College and others to plant 3,000 mixed species of native willow plants. Click here for details and registration information.


The focal area will be the lower portion of Hangman Creek, which is a very scenic and not often visited area. Restoration helps with soil stabilization and erosion control, wildlife habitat, stream health, stormwater management, and more.

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